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Piyush Sharma from K.M PUBLIC SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Chemistry , asked on 16/8/12

what is the shape of c2h4 ???

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Naveen , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 17/8/12

In ethene each carbon is sp2 hybridized. Partial overlapping of  2pz orbitals of each carbon forming the pie-bond. This is illustrated in the following diagram.

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